- Marley’s Brewery and Grille will hold a launch party for its special new brew, Cheat Day Pale Ale, tonight, Jan. 3, from 5-7 p.m. $1 from every pint sold will be donated to the Bloomsburg Area YMCA’s youth scholarship fund, which helps support the YMCA’s efforts to offer free or reduced memberships to youth in the Bloomsburg community. This beer will also be served at the Chamber Business After Hours that is being hosted by the Bloomsburg Y on Jan. 17.
- The Bloomsburg Area YMCA will hold the first meeting of its new Healthy Fit Club this Saturday, Jan. 6 from 9-11 a.m. at its downtown Bloomsburg building. This free 11-week club will help kids in the community develop healthy habits through activities focused on fitness and nutrition. The Northern Columbia Community & Cultural Center will also begin holding a Healthy Fit Club in Benton this Saturday, with meetings from 9:30-11:30 a.m. For more information, visit this Facebook event page.
- The Danville Borough winter 2018 newsletter is now available. In it, read a year in review article from the borough council president that recaps all of the borough’s efforts and activities from 2017, and also meet the three new councilmen, get up to speed on upcoming events in the borough and the curbside recycling collection schedule.
- Wesley United Methodist Church has been hosting the community friendship meal since 2002. Guests in need are able to be served a warm and nutritious meal every Saturday morning from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., free of charge. Volunteer groups are needed to keep this meal going in the future. If you have a group that is interested in volunteering for a few hours on a Saturday morning during the year, please visit the church’s website and click on “community friendship meal.” For questions, please contact Katy Miller at 570-441-2850. Please note that beginning this Saturday, Jan. 6, the community friendship meal will be held at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 123 N. Market St., Bloomsburg, while the Wesley UM Church kitchen goes through a renovation that may last 8-12 weeks.